English Shepherds Pie

linda O


I grew up on English Shepherds Pie in England and had many versions of the recipe. The best Recipe is here in America the restaurant "The Cheesecake Factory." They gave me the ingredients but, not the all. This is my version.


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6 people we are two and we eat it all week
15 Min
20 Min


  • 1 - 2 lb
    ground meat lean or ground bison
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic, powder to meat
  • 1/2 c
    chopped carrots small pieces to meat
  • 1/2 c
    peas to meat
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped add to meat
  • 1/2 c
    zuccini, chopped in small pieces to meat
  • 1 Tbsp
    thyme powdered
  • 1 pkg
    brown gravy or bisto if you find it
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste to sauce
  • 1 c
    red wine or white to sauce optional

How to Make English Shepherds Pie


  1. Fry chopped onion, hamburger, chopped steak, or bison meat in a fry pan add garlic powder.
  2. Chop the carrots and zuccini and add the peas to the meat.
  3. Add the wine, tomato paste, and the thyme to 8 x 11 casserole dish.
  4. Add one package of Beef gravy mix and then add water to the package. You can use Bisto if you find it. You can use a beef broth if you have it, but it is optional. Then cook for 10 min till creamy.
  5. Add the beef broth or gravy mix package to cooked meat mixture. Cook another 5 minutes.
  6. Than make mash potato's and put them on the meat.
  7. Score long ways with a fork and score across the mashed potatoes. Broil under the oven till mash potatos are lightly browned.
  8. You can cook in the oven 30 minutes till mash potatos are browned and bubbly.

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About English Shepherds Pie

Course/Dish: Beef Savory Pies

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